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The state of the US solar industry: 5 questions answered

Feb. 14, 2018

Five answers to the state of the solar industry in light of Trump’s imposition on solar panels from abroad.

How China is Reinventing its Energy Economy

Feb. 14, 2018

China’s thirst for energy is rising. But to save its cities from suffocating pollution, leaders are looking to carbon-free energy sources and electric vehicles.

While the World is on the Verge of an Automotive Revolution, Trump is Looking in the Rear View Mirror

Feb. 5, 2018

The global automotive industry is undergoing a revolution by marrying electric vehicles with artificial intelligence and communications technology, and China is poised to reap the benefits...

A Lack of Systematic Thinking Keeps America from Staying Great

Jan. 26, 2018

Our economic system operates within intellectual, social, and physical constraints. Each of these constraints can feedback to affect the others...

Offshore Drilling: Whither State Influence?

Jan. 12, 2018

The Trump Administration recently announced its intention to consider opening large swaths of the Atlantic, Pacific and eastern Gulf coasts for oil and gas production.

Perry Says NOPR; FERC Says Nope (To Propping Up Coal)

Jan. 8, 2018

Today FERC unanimously terminated the Proposed Rule on Grid Reliability and Resilience Pricing that had been submitted to the commission by the secretary of energy...

UT Energy Week scheduled for January 29 – February 2, 2018

Dec. 18, 2017

Energy experts will explore a range of vital energy issues facing society during the fourth annual UT Energy Week, January 29 – Friday, February 2, 2018...

New agreement between UT Austin and Monterrey Tech paves the way for energy research and educational exchange program

Dec. 18, 2017

UT Austin has formed a new partnership with Monterrey Tech to help develop a reliable, clean, sustainable and affordable electric power sector for Mexico...

Cockrell School of Engineering to lead Petroleum Extension program

Dec. 18, 2017

Texas Engineering Executive Education, a division of UT Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering, will serve as the new home for the Petroleum Extension (PETEX) program...

UT alumni Jeff and Mindy Hildebrand donate $25 million to Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

Dec. 18, 2017

A $25 million donation to the UT Austin’s renowned Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering from alumni Jeff and Mindy Hildebrand will provide...